Juniper Road, Bitterne, Southampton, Hampshire SO18 4EG
10 reasons to choose Beechwood Junior School
Main point of differentiation
Beechwood Junior School is one of the best state primary schools in Southampton, ranking in the top 10% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. The school has more extra-curricular clubs than most, and more educational visits and residentials. (read the area review here)
Beechwood Junior School is a state junior school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 7 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 33 members of Hamwic Education Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2015) inspection.
Average class size
Beechwood Junior School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Beechwood Junior School ranks in the top 31% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 39% of schools.
The Beechwood Junior School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, philosophy, French. Subjects are taught separately, with cross-curricular linking when appropriate. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips for Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages, music and sport.
Sport at Beechwood Junior School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Beechwood Junior School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 5.00pm.
Find another school near Beechwood Junior School
The Gregg School (1.2 miles); King Edward VI School (3.3 miles).
St Anne’s Catholic School (2.3 miles); Wildern School (3.3 miles); Thornden School (6.5 miles).